1 a puddle where animals go to wallow
2 an indolent or clumsy rolling about; "a good wallow in the water"
1 devote oneself entirely to something; indulge in to an immoderate degree, usually with pleasure; "Wallow in luxury"; "wallow in your sorrows"
2 roll around, "pigs were wallowing in the mud" [syn: welter]
3 rise up as if in waves; "smoke billowed up nto the sky" [syn: billow]
5 delight greatly in; "wallow in your success!"
Etymology 1etyl ang wealwian, from .
- To roll one's self
about, as in mire; to
tumble and roll about; to move lazily or
heavily in any medium; to flounder; as, swine wallow in
- With Smithers out of the picture I was free to wallow in my own crapulence.
- To roll; especially, to roll in anything defiling or unclean.
- To live in filth or gross vice; to disport one's self in a beastly and unworthy manner.
- To wither; to fade.
Etymology 2(From inflected forms of) etyl ang wealg, from . Cognate with dialectal Norwegian valg. Compare waugh.
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